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glance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of glance

  1. an instance of looking especially briefly she was about to say something rude, but her mother silenced her with a glance Synonyms cast, eye, gander, look, glimpse, peek, peep, regard, sight, viewRelated Words gape, gaze, glare, leer, ogle, stare; side-glance; squinny, squint; coup d'oeil


glance

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of glance

  1. 1 to strike and fly off at an angle the basketball glanced off the rim her wild pitch glanced off my shoulder and landed in the dugout Synonyms bounce, carom, rebound, ricochet, skim, skip Related Words brush, graze, nudge, rake, shave, sweep; bump, contact, hit, kiss, touch; sideswipe; reflect

  2. 2 to take a quick or hasty look just glanced at the instructions before assembling the bike glanced over his shoulder to see if she was still there Synonyms browse, dip, glimpse, glint, peek, skim Related Words keek [chiefly Scottish], peep; blink, squint; look over, peruse, rake, scan Near Antonyms examine, overlook, oversee, question, survey; study, view; peer, pry; gawk, goggle, rubberneck; leer, ogle Antonyms gaze, stare

  3. 3 to shoot forth bursts of light diamonds glancing in the display case Synonyms coruscate, flame, flash, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, luster (or lustre), scintillate, shimmer, spangle, sparkle, twinkle, wink, winkleRelated Words beam, radiate, shine; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; blaze, burn, flare, glare, glow



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